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Jiang, Zhehan; Fitzgerald, Sarah Rose – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2019
This article examines whether implementing visualizations on an institutional repository webpage increases traffic on the site. Two methods for creating visualizations to attract faculty and student interest were employed. The first is a map displaying usage of institutional repository content from around the world. This map uses Tableau software…
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, Academic Libraries, Web Sites, Visual Aids
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Doney, Jylisa – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2019
This article details how librarians can create discipline-specific, one-shot sessions that go beyond general bibliographic instruction when teaching outside their own academic backgrounds. This approach asks librarians to center their knowledge seeking and instructional planning within the situated information literacy (IL) process by…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Instruction, Seminars, Practicums
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Matsudo, Hiroyo – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2019
The provision of service to students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) at university libraries in the UK differs based on the types of positions that are being used to staff these programs. This study finds that although nondedicated staff tended to provide services that required fewer specialized skills, they seemed to place a higher priority…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Library Services, College Students
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Mishra, Champeswar – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2019
The purpose of this study is to explore and investigate the perception of faculty on Digital Information Literacy (DIL) and their skills and competencies in using digital information in an Indian University. In this study, special focus has been on Sambalpur University (SU) in the state of Odisha. Furthermore, this study has enlightened various…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Computer Literacy
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McCaffrey, Ciara – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2019
University libraries are going through a period of enormous transformation and have been for some time. This study considers ten years of both incremental and transformational change at the University of Limerick (UL) Library in Ireland. In the last decade library services, staffing, collections, and spaces underwent great changes, in line with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Organizational Change, Library Administration
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Delaney, Geraldine; Bates, Jessica – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
This article investigates academic library needs of doctoral students. The study identifies PhD students' information literacy training needs and explores current levels of library engagement, barriers to use, and gaps in existing services. First-year PhD students at Ulster University (UU) were surveyed and interviews were undertaken with three…
Descriptors: Users (Information), Information Needs, Library Services, Graduate Students
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Talikka, Marja; Soukka, Risto; Eskelinen, Harri – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
Engineering students often conduct information searches without sufficient consideration of the context of their research topic. This article discusses how development of a new information literacy (IL) mindset through instruction in integrated IL education affects students' understanding of research problems and formulation of information search…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Undergraduate Students, Engineering Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Oliveira, Silas M. – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
Academic libraries have always strived to be purposively involved in the university's mission attainment efforts. Today, the increase of retention levels is paramount, and, in many cases, it is at the center of higher education institution's strategic plans. For Andrews University, for example, the goal is to reach 80% in the next five years. In…
Descriptors: School Holding Power, Academic Libraries, Librarians, Institutional Mission
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Breen, Michelle; Dundon, Mary; McCaffrey, Ciara – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
This study explores the library equivalent of the "towels on deck chairs" phenomenon of students reserving library seats: the practice of leaving personal belongings unattended at a library study space for long periods of time, rendering the desk unavailable for use by others. It presents highly inefficient use of high value academic…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Space Utilization, Library Facilities, Universities
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Dubnjakovic, Ana – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
This study examines the current state of research in academic procrastination. Neutralization theory is then explored with emphasis on its applicability to academic information seeking and use procrastination. Finally, results of qualitative semi-structured interviews illustrating the applicability of neutralization theory on students' information…
Descriptors: College Students, Information Seeking, Time Management, Information Literacy
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Shen, Yi – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
This article presents a multifarious examination of natural resources and environmental scientists' adventures navigating the policy change toward open access and cultural shift in data management, sharing, and reuse. Situated in the institutional context of Virginia Tech, a focus group and multiple individual interviews were conducted exploring…
Descriptors: Natural Resources, Librarians, Environment, Scientists
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Cobo Serrano, Silvia; Arquero Avilés, Rosario – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
This study examines how academic librarians at the Complutense University (Spain) perceive project management techniques that are becoming increasingly popular in library and information centers due to the need to comply with their strategic planning and services. To reach this goal, a quantitative and qualitative methodology was applied and a…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Librarians, Librarian Attitudes, Program Administration
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Sanches, Tatiana – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
In this study, we intend to observe how a strategic plan can be used as a risk management tool, in the scope of academic libraries. Risk is perceived by individuals and institutions when faced with environmental changes that threaten stability or integrity. In libraries, these changes show in structural alterations, that is, in decreasing human,…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Strategic Planning, Risk Management, Organizational Change
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Lang, Lucy; Wilson, Trish; Wilson, Katie; Kirkpatrick, Aubrey – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
Victoria University of Wellington Library's support for research is at a crossroads. The university is implementing an ambitious research strategy. In response, the library is repositioning services and support based on the identified needs of our researchers and contextualized within the research lifecycle. This is paralleled by the changing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Research, Library Services
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Kasten, Kathleen – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
The development of the liaison model in academic libraries has had important implications for the relationship between librarians and teaching faculty members. Modes of outreach to departments are conditioned by a variety of factors, and can have a profound effect on the library's image on campus. This case study describes and analyzes programming…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Librarian Teacher Cooperation, College Faculty
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